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AED Washington Insider CED Magazine Articles

Below are links to Washington Insider columns by AED's Washington Counsel that have appeared in Construction Equipment Distribution magazine:

JUNE 2013
TAX REFORM: THE TIME IS NOW!
MARCH 2013
U.S. SURFACE INFRASTRUCTURE: LOOKING BEYOND THE DATA
FEBRUARY 2013
FISCAL CLIFF BILL MAKES TAX REFORM EVEN MORE LIKELY IN 2013
SEPTEMBER 2012
TALKING POINTS FOR A GROWNUP CONVERSATION WITH YOUR CONGRESSMAN
JULY 2012
A MAP TO THE ELECTION LAW MINEFIELD
APRIL 2012
MY WAY FOR THE HIGHWAY (BUT I’M OPEN TO BETTER IDEAS!)
FEBRUARY 2012
WHAT YOU SAY ABOUT THE ISSUES MATTERS - SO SAY IT IN THE LOCAL PAPER, TOO
DECEMBER 2011
A RISKY PROPOSITION
OCTOBER 2011
WHY AED'S LOBBYING TEAM ENTERED THE TWITTERSPHERE (AND WHY YOU SHOULD TOO)
AUGUST 2011
PUSHING THE ENVELOPE
JUNE 2011
NLRB'S PRO-UNION PATTERN IS CAUSE FOR ALARM
MARCH 2011
THE VIEW FROM PARLIAMENT HILL
JANUARY 2011
PERHAPS WHAT CONGRESS NEEDS NOW IS - YOU!
NOVEMBER 2010
WILL JIM INHOFE BE THE HIGHWAY BILL'S WINNING QUARTERBACK?
SEPTEMBER 2010
START US UP USA! ONE YEAR LATER
JULY 2010
RAYS OF HOPE FOR HIGHWAY, WATER PROGRAMS
APRIL 2010
FAREWELL, TONY
FEBRUARY 2010
THEY’VE LOST TOUCH WITH REALITY ALREADY?
DECEMBER 2009
HOUSE HEALTH CARE BILL IS A KILLER FOR SMALL BUSINESS
OCTOBER 2009
AED LAUNCHES EQUIPMENT INDUSTRY RECOVERY EFFORT
SEPTEMBER 2009
WHAT HAS AED DONE FOR ME LATELY?
JULY 2009
CHANGING THE RULES OF THE GAME
JUNE 2009
ANTI-ARBITRATION LEGISLATION: A TRIAL LAWYER'S DREAM
APRIL 2009
TWO STRIKES AGAINST WORKER RIGHTS
FEBRUARY 2009
THE POWER OF A NAME
JANUARY 2009
PRIORITY NO. 1: REVIVING EQUIPMENT MARKETS
DECEMBER 2008
AED PLANS TO HIT HARD
OCTOBER 2008
UNION PRIORITIES AREN'T SO DISTANT
AUGUST 2008
WHEN IT COMES TO HIGHWAYS, WILL MCCAIN BE THE NEXT EISENHOWER?
JUNE 2008
GET 'EM INVOLVED
MARCH 2008
IMPACT: WHAT IT IS, WHY IT MATTERS
JANUARY 2008
BACK TO THE BATTING CAGE
NOVEMBER 2007
BAD BILL FROM A GOOD CONGRESSMAN
SEPTEMBER 2007
A DAY IN THE LIFE OF AED’S WASHINGTON STAFF
JULY 2007
COOL THINGS TO DO ON AEDACTION.ORG
APRIL 2007
U-TURN ON GLOBAL WARMING
MARCH 2007
AED WEF AND AED PAC
NOVEMBER 2006
COALITIONS
AUGUST 2006
REGARDLESS OF NOVEMBER ELECTION RESULTS...
JUNE 2006
CABLE COMPETITION
MARCH 2006
A DAY AT THE RACES
JANUARY 2006
AED’S 2005 VICTORIES
NOVEMBER 2005
JUST BECAUSE IT’S OVER DOESN’T MEAN IT’S OVER
AUGUST 2005
ESTIMATING THE BUDGETARY IMPACT
JULY 2005
TOLLING FOR THE FUTURE
APRIL 2005
PAYING FOR THE HIGHWAYS OF TOMORROW
FEBRUARY 2005
ADVANCING INDUSTRY INTERESTS: WHAT YOU CAN DO
AUGUST 2004
WHAT BUSINESS GROUPS SEE IN THE NEW UCC
JUNE 2004
RELIEF FROM HIGH HEALTH INSURANCE COSTS
SEPTEMBER 2003
ARE REPUBLICANS ON TRACK FOR SENATE GAINS?
JULY 2003
BUILD IT AND THEY WILL COME, BUT ONLY IF THEY KNOW IT'S THERE
APRIL 2003
BUILDING A BETTER AFGHANISTAN
AUGUST 2002
PUT YOUR WALLET TO WORK
JUNE 2002
WINNING REQUIRES WILL
MARCH 2002
THE ROAD TO RUIN
JANUARY 2002
RENEWING OUR NATIONAL SPIRIT
NOVEMBER 2001
COUNTING OUR BLESSINGS
SEPTEMBER 2001
THE DOG DAYS OF SUMMER AND HELEN OF TROY
FEBRUARY 2001
MEETING GROWTH'S CHALLENGES
DECEMBER 2000
WHO WON, WHO LOST-AND WHAT DOES IT MEAN FOR YOU?
OCTOBER 2000
A TALE OF TWO PARTIES
AUGUST 2000
ON THE ROAD TO A BETTER SYSTEM FOR ALL
JUNE 2000
TAMING THE GAS TAX REPEAL ANIMAL
MARCH 2000
GOING NOSE TO NOSE IN NOVEMBER
JANUARY 2000
CACHED DATA THAT MIGHT CLEAR THE AIR
JANUARY 2000
CACHED DATA THAT MIGHT CLEAR THE AIR
NOVEMBER 1999
EPA, WHITE HOUSE STEPPED WAY OUT OF BOUNDS AT KYOTO
SEPTEMBER 1999
PACS: THE REAL HOW OF POLITICS
JULY 1999
CONGRESSIONAL 'PHANTOM MENACE' SEEKS TO RETURN
THE CLOAK OF SECRECY TO GOVERNMENT POLICYMAKING

APRIL 1999
MUGGING TRADE ASSOCIATIONS
FEBRUARY 1999
EPA BUILDS GRASROOTS ROADBLOCK TO TEA-21 HIGHWAY CONSTRUCTION
NOVEMBER 1998
THE FAA REAUTHORIZATION BILL:
A MATTER OF BREAD, BUTTER AND PRINCIPLES

SEPTEMBER 1998
HOW CLAN LOYALTY KILLED PRODUCT LIABILITY REFORM
JULY 1998
THE HIGH COST OF THE GOP'S POLITICAL INFIGHTING
JUNE 1998
IT'S TOUGH TO BREATHE EASY ON NEW CLEAN AIR RULES
APRIL 1998
THE PRESIDENT IS AFTER YOUR POCKETBOOK-AGAIN
MARCH 1998
IT'S TOUGH TO BREATHE EASY ON NEW CLEAN AIR RULES
FEBRUARY 1998
EARTH'S FEVER MAY BE NO MALADY AT ALL
FEBRUARY 1998
IT'S TOUGH TO BREATHE EASY ON NEW CLEAN AIR RULES
JANUARY 1998
IT'S TOUGH TO BREATHE EASY ON NEW CLEAN AIR RULES
DECEMBER 1997
THERE'S NO GETTING AWAY
FROM GOVERNMENT COMPETITION

OCTOBER 1997
ELECTION SPENDING 'REFORM' PULLS
A FAST PUNCH ON THE FIRST AMENDMENT

MARCH 1997
THE CAPITAL GAINS CONUMDRUM
NOVEMBER 1996
PARADOXICAL 104TH CONGRESS WILL GO DOWN IN HISTORY
SEPTEMBER 1996
CONGRESS GEARS UP FOR A FIGHT TO UNLINK AMERICA
JULY 1996
EQUIPMENT DEALERS MEET THEIR REPS FACE TO FACE TO TALK BUSINESS
APRIL 1996
ELECTION '96 STAKES ARE HIGH WILL YOU HAVE AN IMPACT?
FEBRUARY 1996
WASHINGTON INSIDER